Crystal Lake, IL

Do you have a keen eye for detail and thrive in a fast-paced environment? Shaw Media is searching for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Accountant, come join our team!

About Shaw Media:

Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines, radio stations, and a digital marketing services division. Founded in Dixon, Illinois, Shaw Media has been privately owned by the Shaw family since its inception in 1851.


• Prepare month-end close for the radio stations: amortize prepaid expense & record accruals, post revenue, record depreciation, calculate commission accruals, maintain balance sheet reconciliations
• Journalize and post expenses and sales journals
• Calculate and post AR adjustments and month-end metrics
• Maintain prepaid schedules
• Prepare annual insurance audits, 1099-NEC and 1099-MISC forms
• Budget/forecast taxes, amortization, interest, income, bad debt, etc.
• Annual preparation of bank and AR confirmations
• Annual preparation of AR reports, write-offs, and final trial balances

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• 10 years of experience
• Advanced Excel user (pivot tables, vlookups)
• Experience with Vision Data and SBS are a plus

The successful candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:
In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and 401(k) with company match.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Or mail it to us at:
Shaw Media – Senior Accountant
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 250
Crystal Lake, IL 60039

Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.
Pre-employment background check and drug screen are required.
This posting may not include all duties of the position.


Job Category: Accounting
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Crystal Lake Illinois